Job Description - Analyst, IT Quality Assurance
Description View created on 01/31/2015
Analyst, IT Quality Assurance
Director, Applications Development
To evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and conform to college guidelines.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supports and serves as a technical expert for ACC's in-house developed applications in all stages of development, testing, and production.
Conducts tests on computer software programs to make sure the programs perform properly and are easy to use. Determines weaknesses in the computer code.
Defines the operating standards that the software must meet in order to be released to the public.
Tests to assure the software being developed does not interfere with other software typically found on a computer.
Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation to attain quality of software economically and efficiently.
Reviews new or modified programs, including documentation, diagram, and flow charts, to determine if programs will perform according to user requests and conform to guidelines.
Assists with developing policies and/or procedures as needed.
Provides upper level support to users having difficulties with applications.
Collaborates on special projects.
Keeps current with the latest technology. Regularly attends technical training in order to maintain technical expertise.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Information Technology practices, standards, and protocol.
Understanding of Relational Database Theory
Knowledge and experience with administering CollegeNET Resource 25 scheduling software application.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Troubleshooting techniques used to resolve application related problems.
Ability to prioritize workload effectively under pressure, meet deadlines and work with a high level of independence.
Ensuring availability, dependability, and reliability of assigned applications.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, computer science, or related field.
Valid Texas Drivers License if applicable to area of specialization.
Depending on area of assignment, experience with web application development may be required.